Month: June 2009

Cy Twombly at the Modern Wing

Took a break from unpackin’ yesterday to spend the afternoon getting some free music & culture downtown. My friend & awesome illustrator JT got us into the Art Institute’s new Modern Wing and it was breathtaking. One of my favorite installations was the work of Cy Twombly, an abstract expressionist painter who has shown all… Read more »


Daaaaang. Dalek is one badass mofo painter, illustrator, & muralist. He’s got a neat portfolio site too. *Moving this weekend = less posting until the internet gets rigged up in my new housie. Wish me luck!

Fresh From the Oven: Nicole Lavelle

Oooh! My buddy Will Bryant is blogging for Poppytalk now, showcasing music & student work. He’s got really phenomenal taste, case in point: Nicole Lavelle. She still has one year left at Portland State w/ teach Kate Bingaman-Burt and her book is already amazing. Definitely one to keep an eye on.

Charlotte Read

I really like the overlapping geometric colors of Charlotte Read’s work! Also, I appreciate the single, uber-simple scrolling page layout of her portfolio site. Definitely puts the focus on the work, you have to really trust your stuff to expect that your audience will scroll all the way to the bottom to learn more. Totally… Read more »

Moving Inspiration

Ok, so I really hate moving. The big day is this weekend and the only thing keeping me on track is staying inspired about revamping my stuff in a brand-new space. Which means lots and lots of browsing on the internet to get ideas. Here’s some good examples of what I’m liking these days. I… Read more »